were distraught by Louisa Hawthorne
's accidental drowning, and by the long illness of Sophia's beloved mother, which ended in her death.
In addition, McFarland strives to create a bio-history of the early 19th-century American experience captured with a zoom lens: offering up close and personal snapshots of idyllic family life at the Hawthornes
' (mostly derived from other biographies and McFarland's copious reading of journals and thousands of letters) and then suddenly panning out to wide-angle political vistas of the impending Civil War or focused news updates of Hawthorne
associates as they pass through Hawthorne
's Concord years.
The minister who had married the Hawthornes
22 years previously delivered a eulogy in which he declared, "I know of no other thinker or writer who had so much sympathy with the dark shadow, the shadow which the theologian calls sin, as our friend.
thought that "the inferior race were designed to serve the superior--But not as slaves
has been a success from day one, with properties selling even before a brick was laid.
Several other notable American women were part of the expatriate artists' community in Rome while the Hawthornes
were there, such as Harriet Hosmer, Maria Lander, Edmonia Lewis, and Margaret Foley.
Vernon Loggins, The Hawthornes
(New York: Greenwood Press, 1968), 157.
The emphasis is on `honest conversation in order to improve service delivery', says printing company director and PC chairman Richard Hawthorne
But particularly in his discussions of nineteenth-century class-bound beliefs about "self-made" manhood and "true" womanhood that shaped the Hawthornes
as individuals and as a couple, he is in his own way as densely contextual as Miller.
Born into an old New England family, Hawthorne
was very much aware of his ancestors.
An Epitome of Times and Fashions: Temporality and Textiles in Nathaniel Hawthornes
House of the Seven Gables.
Biographer Brenda Wineapple confronts the mystery that was Nathaniel Hawthorne